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Retaining Plastic Parts Within Themselves

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000046238D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-07

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Crowe, WR [+details]

Abstract

Plastic parts have previously required C-clips or other retainers to maintain their position on a supporting shaft. The use of the clips and retainers may be eliminated by molding the plastic part and forming the shaft that it is to be mounted on to provide the retaining function.